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Good example of large water feature in an alpine setting done well. Stones and boulders should be of the same rock type/color and weathering, and be planted in such a way as to suggest they are the weathered portion of a massive formation just below. This is especially true with water features, since rock is always exposed by the erosion of water courses.
How to: build and plant an alpine rock garden David Domoney
Rock gardens make brilliant features. They’re striking, low maintenance, easy to build with kids and look good all year round. Alpine plants are perfect if you’re pushed for space or want to create a stylish low-key area. What are alpines? They are small, compact plants originally found in mountainous and Alpine regions. Most are dwarf or slow-growing